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Only a few people have been asked to serve more than one five-year term on the Hoover school board, and Green Valley resident Earl Cooper is one of them. more

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The school board also approved a change in the district's drug testing policy for school system employees. more

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Murphy's salary now will be $218,900, and she will get a $40,000 bonus if she stays employed with Hoover five years. more

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Board members Earl Cooper and Craig Kelley said the school district can't afford to lose Murphy and needs her for the long term. more

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Mudano is a research associate and epidemiologist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and has been heavily involved with parent-teacher groups at Riverchase Elementary and Berry Middle School. more

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A consultant is projecting the school district will add 1,500 students over the next 10 years. more

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The council is looking for someone to replace Earl Cooper, who has served on the school board for two five-year terms. more

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The school board also approved a new schedule for salary supplements for athletic and academic coaches, sponsors of fine arts groups and employees leading special academic programs. more

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The Hoover City Council is again looking for people who want to serve on the school board. more

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Former board member Stephen Presley told the Hoover school board Tuesday night that it's past time Hoover has a sufficient place for students to perform. more

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However, the two instructional days lost Jan. 16-17 due to icy roads likely won't have to be made up, Superintendent Kathy Murphy said. more

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School officials say the YMCA offers a superior program, but it also may cost more. more

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After-school and evening activities related to schools also are canceled Tuesday. more

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It's a dramatic turnaround from many years of deficit spending and the $1.9 million deficit that was projected when the 2017 budget originally was passed in September 2016. more

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The applicants are seeking to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of Jill Ganus. more

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Ganus is resigning her seat on the Hoover school board as she takes the new post in the Bessemer Division of Jefferson County. more

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Superintendent Kathy Murphy had a conflict with a superintendents' fall conference. more

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If approved, this would be the first time in 13 years the school board has passed a budget predicting a surplus instead of a deficit, school officials said. more

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A second public hearing is scheduled for Sept. 11. more

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Hoover is offering $4.25 million for the 41-acre campus. more

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